Somerset definition

sŭmər-sĕt
To perform a somersault.
verb
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Archaic spelling of somersault.
noun
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A maritime county in the west of England bordered by Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, the Severn estuary and the Bristol channel.
pronoun
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(place) County in SW England, on Bristol Channel: 1,333 sq mi (3,452 sq km)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
somerset
Plural:
somersets

Origin of somerset

  • Alteration of somersault

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition